Riesling B, Domaine Pierre Frick 2018

Riesling B, Domaine Pierre Frick 2018

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Domaine Pierre Frick has been handed down throughout the family for twelve generations and now covers 12 ha of vineyards. It is managed by Jean-Pierre and Chantal Frick, and their son Thomas Frick.
At the forefront of the biodynamic movement Jean-Pierre Frick makes wines that are scrupulously natural.

Lemon yellow colour, nose of ripe citrus (grapefruit), yellow fruits and lime, good tension in the mouth but opening out to release flavours of brioche, white peach, lemon and minerals.

Producer   Domaine Pierre Frick

Origin Alsace, France

Grapes Riesling

Vintage 2018

Alcohol 12.5% ABV

Style Medium body structured natural white

Bottle size 750ml

Winemaking Harvesting is by hand, which is expensive, but is important for ‘the social side experienced during harvest and the search of quality through grape selection’. In the winery whole-bunch pressing is used, the juice is left to settle overnight.  Ferment is ambient with indigenous yeasts. Since 1998 there has been no chaptalization here. Old oak casks, averaging 3000 litres capacity, are used for maturation. No filtration, no fining agents, no SO2 added at any point.

Notes Demeter certified, Biodynamic, Organic, Natural